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  • Why Not The Best
    pneumonia care core measures over the last five years The hospital which was once achieving as low as 30 percent to 50 percent compliance with the pneumonia care core measures now performs well above state and national averages Those interviewed credit the organization s improvement in pneumonia care to the energy and attention to quality improvement provided by the frontline staff who have embraced the core measures as an opportunity to improve patient care Concurrent review ongoing nursing staff education and streamlined standing order sets also have helped the hospital improve its performance View Case Study St Mary s Health Center Focus on Core Measures Improves Quality Under pressure to improve performance on indicators of financial well being patient satisfaction and clinical quality St Mary s Health Center leadership made a deliberate decision to focus on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services process of care measures or core measures They set in motion a series of activities that resulted in striking improvement The main strategies were clear communication of the new directive by the hospital s president and Board of Directors physician led committees taking responsibility for performance improvement intensified efforts to standardize clinical processes through order sets dedicating a full time staff member to data abstraction and initiating a system of concurrent and post discharge review of medical charts continuous measurement and analysis of performance data providing feedback to staff and sharing successes lessons and tools across hospitals in the health system View Case Study Texas Health Harris Methodist Cleburne A System Approach to Surgical Improvement This case study focuses on Texas Health Harris Methodist Cleburne s achievement in providing recommended treatment related to surgical care The hospital has relied on concurrent review changes to care processes and preprinted order sets to improve It also has benefited from being a part of a larger health system In 2004 when CMS introduced the surgical measures the hospital formed an interdisciplinary workgroup to identify opportunities for improving its performance View Case Study The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Transforming a Public Safety Net Delivery System to Achieve Higher Performance The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation HHC is a mission driven 54 billion public benefit corporation serving 13 million New York City residents the largest municipal hospital and health care system int the United States In response to external pressures HHC has undertaken a series of improvement initiatives that appear to be transforming its organizational culture systems and care processes This case study describes how HHC is achieving higher levels of performance through a common clinical information system that promotes information continuity across care settings care coordination to improve chronic disease management teamwork and continuous innovation to improve the quality and value of care and access to appropriate care that is responsive to patients needs Factors that the organizations leaders identify as critical to successful change include strategic use of information technology leadership to promote collaborative learning and staff initiative spread of best practices alignment of financial incentives

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  • Overall Recommended Care
    30 14 07 01 13 06 30 14 04 01 13 03 31 14 10 01 12 09 30 13 07 01 12 06 30 13 04 01 12 03 31 13 National Top 1 100 00 99 98 99 97 99 79 99 76 99 98 100 00 100 00 National Top 10 99 51 99 50 99 44 99 07 98 91 99 65 99 59 99 55 National Average Of Health System Hospitals 97 64 97 67 97 48 97 05 96 73 98 50 98 40 98 29 National Average 97 42 97 43 97 25 96 87 96 52 98 27 98 17 98 05 Iowa IA 97 08 97 09 96 95 96 68 96 52 98 37 98 26 98 23 National Average Of Non health System Hospitals 96 91 96 87 96 69 96 36 95 96 97 70 97 58 97 44 New York NY 96 78 96 66 96 46 95 75 95 59 97 79 97 55 97 47 Top Performers Important Information for Health Care Organizations The material on this Web site is for informational use only and is not intended to be relied on for medical diagnoses treatment advice on which providers to use or an endorsement of any provider or health care organization Further it should not be used by health care organizations or other persons or entities as an endorsement of their work or advertisement for their services The Fund is not an accreditor of health care organizations or systems and a reference to an institution on the Web site is not an endorsement by the Fund for the receipt of health care from the institution See Terms and Conditions Show more hospitals Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with

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  • Overall Recommended Care
    06 30 14 04 01 13 03 31 14 10 01 12 09 30 13 07 01 12 06 30 13 04 01 12 03 31 13 National Top 1 100 00 99 98 99 97 99 79 99 76 99 98 100 00 100 00 National Top 10 99 51 99 50 99 44 99 07 98 91 99 65 99 59 99 55 National Average Of Health System Hospitals 97 64 97 67 97 48 97 05 96 73 98 50 98 40 98 29 National Average 97 42 97 43 97 25 96 87 96 52 98 27 98 17 98 05 Iowa IA 97 08 97 09 96 95 96 68 96 52 98 37 98 26 98 23 National Average Of Non health System Hospitals 96 91 96 87 96 69 96 36 95 96 97 70 97 58 97 44 New York NY 96 78 96 66 96 46 95 75 95 59 97 79 97 55 97 47 Top Performers Important Information for Health Care Organizations The material on this Web site is for informational use only and is not intended to be relied on for medical diagnoses treatment advice on which providers to use or an endorsement of any provider or health care organization Further it should not be used by health care organizations or other persons or entities as an endorsement of their work or advertisement for their services The Fund is not an accreditor of health care organizations or systems and a reference to an institution on the Web site is not an endorsement by the Fund for the receipt of health care from the institution See Terms and Conditions Show more hospitals Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with separated by commas Before You

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  • Overall Heart Failure Care
    10 01 13 09 30 14 07 01 13 06 30 14 04 01 13 03 31 14 10 01 12 09 30 13 07 01 12 06 30 13 04 01 12 03 31 13 National Top 1 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 National Top 10 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 National Average Of Health System Hospitals 99 26 98 76 98 27 98 21 97 87 97 34 97 15 97 04 New York NY 99 00 98 39 97 79 97 64 97 40 96 66 96 69 96 37 National Average 98 57 97 99 97 51 97 72 97 31 96 69 96 55 96 40 Iowa IA 98 02 97 10 96 64 97 89 97 17 96 53 96 40 96 39 National Average Of Non health System Hospitals 97 20 96 49 96 05 96 66 96 12 95 27 95 19 95 01 Top Performers Important Information for Health Care Organizations The material on this Web site is for informational use only and is not intended to be relied on for medical diagnoses treatment advice on which providers to use or an endorsement of any provider or health care organization Further it should not be used by health care organizations or other persons or entities as an endorsement of their work or advertisement for their services The Fund is not an accreditor of health care organizations or systems and a reference to an institution on the Web site is not an endorsement by the Fund for the receipt of health care from the institution See Terms and Conditions Show more hospitals Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to

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  • Percent appropriate care given to hospitalized surgical patients to prevent complications
    06 30 14 04 01 13 03 31 14 10 01 12 09 30 13 07 01 12 06 30 13 04 01 12 03 31 13 National Top 1 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 100 00 National Top 10 99 82 99 81 99 82 99 82 99 82 99 73 99 69 99 63 National Average Of Health System Hospitals 98 58 98 58 98 62 98 77 98 69 98 52 98 40 98 25 National Average 98 30 98 26 98 30 98 56 98 42 98 23 98 10 97 93 New York NY 97 89 98 00 98 16 98 16 98 20 97 92 97 73 97 55 National Average Of Non health System Hospitals 97 78 97 66 97 72 98 11 97 88 97 65 97 50 97 29 Iowa IA 97 11 96 62 97 21 98 33 97 89 98 22 97 84 97 79 Top Performers Important Information for Health Care Organizations The material on this Web site is for informational use only and is not intended to be relied on for medical diagnoses treatment advice on which providers to use or an endorsement of any provider or health care organization Further it should not be used by health care organizations or other persons or entities as an endorsement of their work or advertisement for their services The Fund is not an accreditor of health care organizations or systems and a reference to an institution on the Web site is not an endorsement by the Fund for the receipt of health care from the institution See Terms and Conditions Show more hospitals Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with separated by commas Before You

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  • Why Not The Best
    00 70 00 85 00 66 00 48 00 Featured Tool Case Study North Mississippi Medical Center Improving Efficiency Through Hospital System and Community Wide Practices Improvement Tool A Health IT Framework for Accountable Care Explore IHI s Improvement Map Evidence based processes to guide your improvements efforts Check out the Scorecard on U S Local Health System Performance Early scheduled deliveries can cause serious complications for babies MRSA Infections Across the Golden State Is There a Doctor in the County Rate of Cesarean Births in the U S Double the World Health Organization s Recommended Limit Check out NASHP s map of State ACO Activity Video How to Use Filters on WhyNotTheBest org Learn How to Use Filters MORE Tools Resources Related Tools and Resources Case Study North Mississippi Medical Center Improving Efficiency Through Hospital System and Community Wide Practices Improvement Tool A Health IT Framework for Accountable Care Explore IHI s Improvement Map Evidence based processes to guide your improvements efforts Check out the Scorecard on U S Local Health System Performance Early scheduled deliveries can cause serious complications for babies MRSA Infections Across the Golden State Is There a Doctor in the County Rate of Cesarean Births in the U S Double the World Health Organization s Recommended Limit Check out NASHP s map of State ACO Activity Video How to Use Filters on WhyNotTheBest org Learn How to Use Filters MORE Tools Resources Duplicate New Report Name Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with separated by commas Start Here H HB G GB R RB FR Start Here COMPARE HOSPITALS Select and compare hospitals by region health system size ownership or type COMPARE GROUPS Explore performance variation among different hospital groupings by size ownership or type COMPARE REGIONS Explore aggregate performance and population health in U S counties hospital referral regions and states VIEW FEATURED REPORTS View examples of featured hospital group and regional reports Add Hospitals to Your Report Search by Name or Search by Location Filter Results by Type of Facility Safety Net Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Centers Matching Hospitals Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by Health System HRR Select Averages National Percentiles State Averages Select Facility Types Safety Net Hospitals Rural Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Center For Profit Hospitals Not for Profit Hospitals Government Non Federal Hospitals Government Federal Hospitals Health System Hospitals Non Health System Hospitals Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Hospital Groups to Your Report Compare by Bed Size Facility Type Membership in Health System Health Systems Ownership State Top 10 Matching Groups Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by National Average National Top 10 State Averages Top 10 in each State Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARK VIEW

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  • Why Not The Best
    Fund s State Data Center Comparative performance information on state health systems Check out the Scorecard on U S Local Health System Performance Early scheduled deliveries can cause serious complications for babies MRSA Infections Across the Golden State Is There a Doctor in the County Rate of Cesarean Births in the U S Double the World Health Organization s Recommended Limit Check out NASHP s map of State ACO Activity Video How to Use Filters on WhyNotTheBest org Learn How to Use Filters MORE Tools Resources Duplicate New Report Name Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with separated by commas Start Here H HB G GB R RB FR Start Here COMPARE HOSPITALS Select and compare hospitals by region health system size ownership or type COMPARE GROUPS Explore performance variation among different hospital groupings by size ownership or type COMPARE REGIONS Explore aggregate performance and population health in U S counties hospital referral regions and states VIEW FEATURED REPORTS View examples of featured hospital group and regional reports Add Hospitals to Your Report Search by Name or Search by Location Filter Results by Type of Facility Safety Net Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Centers Matching Hospitals Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by Health System HRR Select Averages National Percentiles State Averages Select Facility Types Safety Net Hospitals Rural Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Center For Profit Hospitals Not for Profit Hospitals Government Non Federal Hospitals Government Federal Hospitals Health System Hospitals Non Health System Hospitals Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Hospital Groups to Your Report Compare by Bed Size Facility Type Membership in Health System Health Systems Ownership State Top 10 Matching Groups Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by National Average National Top 10 State Averages Top 10 in each State Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARK VIEW REPORT Add Regions to Your Report Compare by State County Hospital Referral Region Matching Regions Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD REGIONS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to your Report Compare by National Average National Top 10 Top 10 in each State Average of Health System Hospitals Average of Non Health System Hospitals Average of Academic Medical Centers Average of Rural Hospitals Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD REGIONS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT View Featured Reports Click on the titles of the featured reports below to explore WhyNotTheBest org s suite of performance measures custom benchmarks bar charts trend data top performer lists and more Adverse Events and Complications State by State View Region Comparison Compares the incidence of potentially avoidable complications and adverse events following surgeries procedures or childbirth across states Miami Hospitals Inpatient Quality Indicators Hospital Comparison Examines mortality rates utilization rates

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  • Why Not The Best
    Improvement Map Evidence based processes to guide your improvements efforts Check out the Scorecard on U S Local Health System Performance Early scheduled deliveries can cause serious complications for babies MRSA Infections Across the Golden State Is There a Doctor in the County Rate of Cesarean Births in the U S Double the World Health Organization s Recommended Limit Check out NASHP s map of State ACO Activity Video How to Use Filters on WhyNotTheBest org Learn How to Use Filters MORE Tools Resources Duplicate New Report Name Share Report By Email Subject Enter emails to share this report with separated by commas Start Here H HB G GB R RB FR Start Here COMPARE HOSPITALS Select and compare hospitals by region health system size ownership or type COMPARE GROUPS Explore performance variation among different hospital groupings by size ownership or type COMPARE REGIONS Explore aggregate performance and population health in U S counties hospital referral regions and states VIEW FEATURED REPORTS View examples of featured hospital group and regional reports Add Hospitals to Your Report Search by Name or Search by Location Filter Results by Type of Facility Safety Net Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Centers Matching Hospitals Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by Health System HRR Select Averages National Percentiles State Averages Select Facility Types Safety Net Hospitals Rural Hospitals Teaching Hospitals Academic Medical Center For Profit Hospitals Not for Profit Hospitals Government Non Federal Hospitals Government Federal Hospitals Health System Hospitals Non Health System Hospitals Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD HOSPITALS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Hospital Groups to Your Report Compare by Bed Size Facility Type Membership in Health System Health Systems Ownership State Top 10 Matching Groups Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to Your Report Compare by National Average National Top 10 State Averages Top 10 in each State Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD GROUPS ADD BENCHMARK VIEW REPORT Add Regions to Your Report Compare by State County Hospital Referral Region Matching Regions Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD REGIONS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT Add Benchmarks to your Report Compare by National Average National Top 10 Top 10 in each State Average of Health System Hospitals Average of Non Health System Hospitals Average of Academic Medical Centers Average of Rural Hospitals Matching Benchmarks Add All Add to Report Remove All ADD REGIONS ADD BENCHMARKS VIEW REPORT View Featured Reports Click on the titles of the featured reports below to explore WhyNotTheBest org s suite of performance measures custom benchmarks bar charts trend data top performer lists and more Adverse Events and Complications State by State View Region Comparison Compares the incidence of potentially avoidable complications and adverse events following surgeries procedures or childbirth across states Miami Hospitals Inpatient Quality Indicators Hospital Comparison Examines mortality rates utilization rates and volume

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